In less than a second, a person’s life could change forever. Auto accidents can easily have such an effect as collisions can cause life-altering or even life-ending injuries. When fatal incidents take place, the surviving family may have a difficult time moving forward. Whether due to emotional or financial issues, these struggles can severely impact those loved ones’ lives.
It was recently reported that a fatal accident took place in Oklahoma. Apparently, a vehicle was traveling west when the driver crossed over the dividing line and into the opposite lane of travel. As a result, the westbound vehicle collided with an SUV that was traveling east. The crash took place just before 5 a.m. It was reported that there were two people in the westbound vehicle, and three people in the eastbound SUV.
Two individuals in the SUV suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash. The third occupant was taken from the scene and was still hospitalized with a leg injury at the time of the report. The two individuals in the other vehicle did not suffer any injuries.
Auto accidents caused by negligence can often leave families looking for answers. The family of the two victims killed in this Oklahoma incident are undoubtedly facing such a predicament. As they work to address the repercussions of the incident, they may wish to find out more information about wrongful death claims. Filing such claims could allow them to seek the compensation that is permissible under state law for damages resulting from the event.
Source: okcfox.com, “Two dead after fatal wreck in Pontotoc County“, Sept. 25, 2016
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